The first floor of Marvin is where live performances take the stage every Monday and Thursday, Friday and Saturday ( the downstairs is closed to the public on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday but it is available for private events ) . The first floor opens at 6 pm and our full menu is available from 6 pm- 10pm/11 pm ( weekend hours ). Music starts at at 7 pm on Monday and Thursday and 8 pm on Friday and Saturday.
Samuel Prather is an exciting and multifaceted pianist, drummer, and vocalist born and raised in Washington DC. Sam has developed a reputation in the local music scene performing and producing with all types of acts. He's equally comfortable in Jazz, Funk, Gospel, Brazilian, Latin, Neo-Soul, and R&B. On the groove side he has worked with Shania Twain, Raul Midon, Fred Yonnet, YaMama’Nym, and 76 Degrees West while on the Jazz side he has shared the stage with Hugh Masekela, Cyrus Chestnut, Pharoh Saunders, and Bennie Maupin. Sam studied with Lafayette Gilcrest, Allyn Johnson, Charlie Young, and Charles Covington on his way to finishing the graduate program at Howard University. He won a student downbeat award in 2012 for his work with the Howard University Jazz Ensemble and currently leads his own critically acclaimed ensemble “Groove Orchestra" (2AM Music).
We do our best to accommodate everyone and can reservations anytime Monday and Thursday and between 6-8 pm on Friday and Saturday. Up to 10 guests. Email email@example.com with how many guests and what time you would like to make a reservation for or for a private event.
Happy hour food and drink are available from opening until 7pm, Monday-Friday and includes
$6 Mac & Cheese Croquettes
$8 Marinere Mussels
$11 Smoked Baby Back Ribs
$11 Red Curry Mussels
$12 Crab Cakes
$12 Crispy Chicken Sandwich served with frites
$13 Marvin Burger served with frites
Happy drinks include
$5 Rail drinks
$6 Malbec or Sauvignon Blanc
$7 Jameson, Tito’s, Milagro